Karólína Eiríksdóttir
(1951-)
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Karolina Eiriksdottir was born in Reykjavík. She studied at the Reykjavik College of Music, where Thorkell Sigurbjornsson was her teacher of composition. She continued her studies at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor with George Wilson and William Albright as teachers of composition, and received masters degrees in composition and music history and musicology. Since 1979 she has been active in Iceland's music life as a composer and teacher at The Reykjavik College of Music. She was chairman of the board of The Iceland Music Information Centre 1983-1988, and on the board of The Society of Icelandic Composers during 1988-1991 and again from 1995-1998 and the Reykjavík Arts Festival from 1998 - 2006 and on the board of the Iceland Academy of the Arts from 1998 - 2011.

Karolina Eiriksdottir has received commissions in Iceland, the Scandinavian countries and elsewhere. Her works have been performed widely, including performances in Iceland, the Scandinavian countries, Paris, London, Glasgow, Vienna, Tokyo, the United States, Germany, Switzerland, Spain and Argentina.


Among her works are solo and chamber pieces, orchestral pieces, computer music and four operas the latest being Magnus Maria, premiered in Åland, July 2014. The opera Someone I have seen, was premiered in Vadstena in Sweden in 1988, and later performed in Reykjavik, London and Greifswald in Germany. Eiríksdottir has been one of featured composers at the Nordic Music festival in Göteborg and the Stockholm New Music festival. In 1995 a Clarinet Concerto was commissioned and premiered by the Aalborg Symphony Orchestra. Among recent works are Saxophone Quartet, commissioned by Nomus and the Stockholm Saxophone Quartet, the chamber opera Man Alive and Toccata for orchestra, which was performed at the Berlin Philharmonie Hall by the Nordic Orchestra at the inauguration of the Nordic Embassies in October 1999. In 2001 Eiriksdottir was composer in residence at the Skalholt Music Festival and her Guitar Concerto was premiered in Santa Fe in Argentina. In October 2005 there was a portrait concert with solo and chamber music of Eiriksdottir at the National Gallery of Iceland. The opera Shadow play was premiered in Reykjavík in November 2006 and Concerto for two flutes and Orchestra was premiered in Reykjavík January 2007. From 2008 to 2011 Karolina composed music to three video works with the visual arts duo Libia Castro and Olafur Olafsson and in 2012 a Concerto for oboe and chamber orchestra was premiered at the Dark Music Days festival in Iceland and in succession in Seinajoki in Finland.

NÅGON HAR JAG SETT(C037-021)
I Have Seen Someone - chamber opera
Product categories
Chamber opera, Chamber works, Theatre music, Vocal music, Voice/s + more than 1 instrument
Instruments
Baritone, Mezzo Soprano, Soprano, Tenor, Voice
Composer
Eiríksdóttir, Karólína
Year composed
1988
Product type
PDF
(Sheet music)
2192,40 ISK
3132,00 ISK
(incl. 0% VAT)
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OBOE CONCERTO(C037-087)
Product categories
Wind music, Chamber concerto
Composer
Eiríksdóttir, Karólína
Year composed
2012
Product type
PDF
(Sheet music)
4550,00 ISK
6500,00 ISK
(incl. 0% VAT)
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QUARTET FOR SEVERAL SAXOPHONES(C037-049)
Product categories
Chamber works, Quartet, Wind music
Instruments
Alto saxophone, Baritone Saxophone, Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone
Composer
Eiríksdóttir, Karólína
Year composed
1998
Product type
PDF
(Sheet music)
4550,00 ISK
6500,00 ISK
(incl. 0% VAT)
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RENKU(C037-032)
Product categories
Chamber works, Quartet
Instruments
Clarinet, Piano, Violin, Cello
Composer
Eiríksdóttir, Karólína
Year composed
1992
Product type
PDF
(Sheet music)
2003,40 ISK
2862,00 ISK
(incl. 0% VAT)
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RHAPSODY(C037-018)
Product categories
SOLO WORKS
Instruments
Piano
Composer
Eiríksdóttir, Karólína
Year composed
1986
Product type
PDF
(Sheet music)
1226,40 ISK
1752,00 ISK
(incl. 0% VAT)
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RHAPSODY IN C(C037-023)
Product categories
Chamber works, Chamber ensemble
Composer
Eiríksdóttir, Karólína
Year composed
1990
Product type
PDF
(Sheet music)
3815,70 ISK
5451,00 ISK
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SÆMUNDUR(C037-090)
Product categories
SOLO WORKS, Folk music Arr.
Instruments
Piano
Composer
Eiríksdóttir, Karólína
Year composed
2002
Product type
PDF
(Sheet music)
313,95 ISK
448,50 ISK
(incl. 0% VAT)
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SAMEINDIR(C037-077)
Product categories
Instrumental Duo, Chamber works, String music
Instruments
Violin, Cello
Composer
Eiríksdóttir, Karólína
Year composed
2003
Product type
PDF
(Sheet music)
1907,85 ISK
2725,50 ISK
(incl. 0% VAT)
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SANNLEIKURINN(C037-067)
Product categories
Chamber works, Quintet, Vocal music, Voice/s + more than 1 instrument
Instruments
Clarinet, Flute, Piano, Soprano, Cello, Voice
Author
Þorsteinn frá Hamri
Composer
Eiríksdóttir, Karólína
Year composed
1982
Product type
PDF
Not Set

SCOTTISH DOMPE(C037-033)
Product categories
SOLO WORKS, Electronic/Multimedia
Instruments
Tape
Composer
Eiríksdóttir, Karólína
Year composed
1992
Product type
PDF
Not Set

SELIRNIR(C037-048)
Product categories
Voice + 1 instrument - Art song, Vocal music
Instruments
Piano, Soprano, Voice
Author
Pétursson, Hannes
Composer
Eiríksdóttir, Karólína
Year composed
1997
Product type
PDF
Not Set

SEM DROPI TINDRANDI(C037-043)
Product categories
Voice + 1 instrument - Art song, Vocal music
Instruments
Piano, Soprano, Voice
Author
Pétursson, Hannes
Composer
Eiríksdóttir, Karólína
Year composed
1996
Product type
PDF
(Sheet music)
519,75 ISK
742,50 ISK
(incl. 0% VAT)
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SEM DROPI TINDRANDI(C037-044)
Product categories
Voice + 1 instrument - Art song, Vocal music
Instruments
Piano, Soprano, Voice
Author
Pétursson, Hannes
Composer
Eiríksdóttir, Karólína
Year composed
1996
Product type
PDF
(Sheet music)
313,95 ISK
448,50 ISK
(incl. 0% VAT)
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SINFONIETTA(C037-016)
Product categories
Orchestra
Composer
Eiríksdóttir, Karólína
Year composed
1985
Publisher
Norsk Musikforlag
Product type
PDF
(Sheet music)
Not Set

SIX MOVEMENTS(C037-014)
Product categories
Chamber works, String quartet, String music
Instruments
Viola, Violin, Cello
Composer
Eiríksdóttir, Karólína
Year composed
1983
Product type
PDF
(Sheet music)
2003,40 ISK
2862,00 ISK
(incl. 0% VAT)
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SIX POEMS FROM THE JAPANESE(C037-001)
Product categories
Vocal music, Trio, Voice/s + more than 1 instrument
Instruments
Flute, Mezzo Soprano, Cello, Voice
Composer
Eiríksdóttir, Karólína
Year composed
1977
Product type
PDF
(Sheet music)
1325,10 ISK
1893,00 ISK
(incl. 0% VAT)
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SJÁVARSTEINN(C037-041)
Product categories
Voice + 1 instrument - Art song, Vocal music
Instruments
Baritone, Piano, Voice
Author
Pétursson, Hannes
Composer
Eiríksdóttir, Karólína
Year composed
1996
Product type
PDF
(Sheet music)
622,65 ISK
889,50 ISK
(incl. 0% VAT)
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SKUGGALEIKUR(C037-010)
Product categories
Chamber works, Vocal music, Octet, Voice/s + more than 1 instrument
Instruments
Bass Clarinet, Clarinet, Double Bass, Marimba, Percussion, Violin, Cello, Voice
Composer
Eiríksdóttir, Karólína
Year composed
2006
Product type
PDF
(Sheet music)
4550,00 ISK
6500,00 ISK
(incl. 0% VAT)
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SNÆFELLSJÖKULL GENGUR Á LAND(C037-056)
Product categories
Voice + 1 instrument - Art song, Vocal music
Instruments
Baritone, Piano, Voice
Composer
Eiríksdóttir, Karólína
Year composed
2000
Product type
PDF
(Sheet music)
1126,65 ISK
1609,50 ISK
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SOLILOQUY(C037-083)
Product categories
SOLO WORKS, String music
Instruments
Violin
Composer
Eiríksdóttir, Karólína
Year composed
2008
Product type
PDF
(Sheet music)
519,75 ISK
742,50 ISK
(incl. 0% VAT)
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SÓLIN ER RUNNIN UPP(C037-076)
Product categories
Voice + 1 instrument - Art song, Vocal music
Instruments
Piano, Soprano, Voice
Author
Pétursson, Hannes
Composer
Eiríksdóttir, Karólína
Year composed
2002
Product type
PDF
(Sheet music)
416,85 ISK
595,50 ISK
(incl. 0% VAT)
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SOME DAYS(C037-027)
Product categories
Chamber works, Vocal music, Voice/s + more than 1 instrument, Sextet
Instruments
Clarinet, Flute, Guitar, Harpsichord, Soprano, Cello, Voice
Author
Þorsteinn frá Hamri
Composer
Eiríksdóttir, Karólína
Year composed
1991
Product type
PDF
(Sheet music)
1907,85 ISK
2725,50 ISK
(incl. 0% VAT)
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SONANCE(C037-008)
Product categories
Orchestra
Composer
Eiríksdóttir, Karólína
Year composed
1981
Product type
PDF
(Sheet music)
4550,00 ISK
6500,00 ISK
(incl. 0% VAT)
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SONATA(C037-086)
Product categories
SOLO WORKS
Instruments
Guitar
Composer
Eiríksdóttir, Karólína
Year composed
2005
Product type
PDF
(Sheet music)
1422,75 ISK
2032,50 ISK
(incl. 0% VAT)
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SPOR(C037-057)
Product categories
SOLO WORKS, Wind music
Instruments
Alto flute
Composer
Eiríksdóttir, Karólína
Year composed
2000
Product type
PDF
(Sheet music)
1325,10 ISK
1893,00 ISK
(incl. 0% VAT)
Stock Balance
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